GATE CS Automation System Questions - Set 13 - ObjectiveBooks

GATE CS Automation System Questions - Set 13

Practice Test: Question Set - 13

1. Which technique enables the designer to mold and shape, rather than construct on object using a series of lines?
    (A) Solid modeling
    (B) Wire-frame modeling
    (C) Surface modeling
    (D) FEM (Finite Element Modeling)

2. Robots consist of three basic components; power supply, control (memory) console and:
    (A) Coaxial cable
    (B) Microcomputer
    (C) Mechanical unit (arm)
    (D) Software

3. Automation normally means:
    (A) A net loss of jobs
    (B) A net increase in jobs
    (C) No change in jobs
    (D) All of the above

4. Programming languages currently available for robots:
    (A) May be point-to-point languages
    (B) Require training
    (C) May allow primitive motion
    (D) All of the above

5. The program counter:
    (A) Decides which program to run
    (B) Counts the number of instructions that have been executed
    (C) Contains the address of the next instruction to be executed
    (D) Is where arithmetic is done in a computer

6. A technique for displaying applications where complex 3-D geometric are required for the exteror shall of a product is called:
    (A) Solid modeling
    (B) 2-D modeling
    (C) 3-D modeling
    (D) Surface modeling

7. The general type of process found in industry is:
    (A) Discrete parts
    (B) Continuous
    (C) Batch
    (D) All of the above

8. The electronic component that has been the key to recent developments in automation is the:
    (A) Improved vacuum tube
    (B) Integrated circuit
    (C) Diode
    (D) Transistor

9. If the transient response is under damped:
    (A) Steady-state will be reached faster than if the system is overdamped
    (B) The value of the output will exceed the value of the input at times during the transient period
    (C) The present overshoot is zero
    (D) Both (a) and (b)

10. Which industry is the leading user of robots?
    (A) Chemical industry
    (B) Automobile industry
    (C) Electronic industry
    (D) Shipping industry

11. The two major categories of software are: application software and
    (A) System software
    (B) UNIX software
    (C) High-level languages
    (D) CAD software

12. A disadvantage of Numerical Control (NC) is:
    (A) The computer is not reliable
    (B) The tape and tape reader are not reliable
    (C) One operator is needed for each machine
    (D) The machine tool can easily overheat

13. The raster CRT eliminates:
    (A) Flicker and slow update
    (B) Slow update only
    (C) Flicker only
    (D) Has no effect

14. Resolution in a CRT refers to:
    (A) The speed at which the monitor can accept data from the computer
    (B) The number of phosphor dots that react when hit by the electron beam
    (C) The number of addressable elements on the tube
    (D) The number of pixels in each square centimeter

15. Flood guns bombard the phosphor surface of the tube in which one of the following types of CRT technology?
    (A) Direct view storage tube
    (B) Raster scan CRT
    (C) Refresh-vector CRT
    (D) Stroke CRT

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